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UN / CULTURE OF PEACE

On the International Day of Peace (21 September), Nigerian author and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka told a UN debate on the ‘culture of peace’ that it was futile to try and prevent “infantile” insults to religion from spreading through technology, but that the same technology should be used to “educate the ignorant”. UNTV

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UN / INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE: STUDENTS

  Celebrating International Peace Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (21 September) called for greater effort   "to empower young people." UNTV  

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SERBIA / DJOKOVIC

The young students at the "Beneath the Linden Trees" kindergarten in the SerbianvillageofLesnicarecently hosted a very famous visitor —  tennis champion and UNICEF Ambassador Novak Djokovic. UNICEF

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NAIROBI / CHEMICALS

The third International Conference on Chemicals Management today (21 September) extended until 2015 a trust fund that has to-date provided over thirty million dollars to improve the management of potentially hazardous chemicals in more than a hundred countries in an effort to safeguard human health and the environment. UN TV UNEP

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UN / MALI

Security Council said today (21 September) it is ready "to consider a feasible and actionable proposal" for a regional force in Mali. UNTV  

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IMF / LAGARDE

In order to move beyond the crisis in the eurozone and restore confidence in the faltering global recovery, policymakers should implement agreed decisions that will help anchor medium-term expectations about economic policy, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a taped video interview. IMF

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GENEVA / GEORGIA TORTURE

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) condemned the recent torture of prisoners and juveniles inGeorgia. CH UNTV  

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UN / AUNG SAN SUU KYI

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi today (21 September) welcomed the lifting of US sanctions on her country, as she met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York as part of her trip to the United States. UNTV

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UN / PEACE BELL

UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon today (21 September) rang the Peace Bell at the United Nations commemorating the International Day of Peace. UNTV

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GENEVA / FILM ON ISLAM

The High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned  the film “Innocence of Muslims” as well as the publication of cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed in the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, but called for restraint in protests against them.   CH UNTV

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